Alexander Povetkin Photo: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti
Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin will spend the following fight against Brit David price. About this in his Twitter account wrote the Russian promoter Andrey Ryabinsky.
The fight will take place on 31 March in Cardiff just before the championship fight between another Briton Anthony Joshua and new Zealander Joseph Parker. The last time Povetkin came out to the ring on 15 December, when he beat German Christian hammer by unanimous decision, becoming a contender for the title of Parker’s (version of the world Boxing organization (WBO)) and Joshua (the world Boxing Association (WBA)).
In the asset 38-year-old Povetkin 33 wins (23 by knockout) with only one defeat. 34-year-old Price had 26 fights in the professional career in which he scored 22 wins (18 by Ko) and suffered four defeats.
Joshua — the world champion in the WBA, International Boxing Federation (IBF) and International Boxing organization (IBO). He won by knockout all 20 fights in the professional ring. In April 2017, he defeated Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko, after which he retired. Parker owns the WBO. In their match at stake will be all four belts.
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